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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Helping The Child

I was going to buy vegetables I saw a small boy sleeping on the way, I stopped I tried to wake him but was asleep completely. I look separately I hear other children playing there. I ask them if they know this child they say they did not know this child. This child was not talking,so I took him to the police station. I arrived at the police station we were met by his mother who had come to report the that the boy is missing, she was amazed. She took him and asked where i had found him. I replied near Bahati. She thanked me two hundred shillings.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Soweto/bahati, Nairobi, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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